Leisure Learners

Discover our short courses for adult learners, including 'Living Shakespeare' and 'Winter School'

Leisure Learning

Explore our Treasures

We have a wealth of fascinating books and other artefacts in safe keeping at the Shakespeare Centre.

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Cambridge School Shakespeare

We are proud to be working in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, who publish over 200 Shakespeare titles.

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Education on Twitter

Follow our dedicated Education Twitter account @SBTEducation for all the latest fun and updates from the Learning team

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  • Educational courses

    Educational courses


    Find out more about our short educational courses for groups aged 15 upwards. Combine theatre visits with excellent educational content and some fun too.

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  • Shakespeare Week

    Shakespeare Week


    A national celebration bringing Shakespeare vividly to life for millions of primary school children.

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  • Blogging Shakespeare

    Blogging Shakespeare


    All about Shakespeare from the education team and beyond

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  • Stratford’s Ceremonial Maces

    Wed 1 Oct 2014

      The ceremonial mace has been a symbolic object for hundreds of years.  It represents power and authority.  At one time the mace would have been a practical weapon used to protect the King’s person if necessary.  Ceremonial maces with…

  • A Letter from the Front

    Mon 29 Sep 2014

    What was it like for a soldier on the front line?  Read Bernard Rice’s vivid letter to his aunt in Stratford-upon-Avon This series of blogs supports an exhibition at Hall’s Croft: ‘Cry Havoc! and let slip the dogs of war…

  • Shakespeare in Gyula

    Fri 18 Jul 2014

    While my colleagues of the Shakespeare on the Road venture are hurtling round a series of Shakespeare festivals in the New World – I hope to join them on the Canadian leg of their journey – I had the pleasure of attending a festival in the…
  • Notes from the Crescent City: Shakespeare, Tennessee Williams, Katrina and Jazz

    Sun 13 Jul 2014

    The undeniable spirit of New Orleans has infused our four days here with a beat all of its own. From our first evening when we took our eye-opening walk down Bourbon Street, to the photograph we had taken with an Uncle Sam lookalike outside the…